We made it!

No pictures to show for it, but we made the long journey here:

  • 26.5 total hours of travel = 15 hours on airplanes, 2.5 hours in automobiles, 9 hours in airports. Left James’s parents home Thursday at noon and were in our hotel room at 11 PM Friday.
  • All 6 bags made it… even after all the chaos of bus loading and cattle herding 70 teachers and families to the hotel, they still all made it. yay!
  • We got the long-awaited airplane “bassinet” for JT, in the bulkhead, on the 13 hour flight. Seriously, that may have saved our marriage.
  • JT slept about 5 hours of the 13 hour flight, in 45 min – 1 hour chunks. He flirted with ALL the girls, and was referred to as “the good baby that did NOT cry”.
  • The airplane food wasn’t half bad, especially the full size Klondike bars in the middle of the night.
  • We met a ton of other teachers and shared all our bits of information, to we know a little more.
  • 6 bags + 3 carry ons + baby = challenge.
  • There is a chance they make the customs part of the airport 100′ to help weed out the trouble makers.
  • James had to get his eyeball scanned so we could get into the country.
  • JT and I only have a 30 day tourist visa. If we don’t get residency visas in time, we have to leave the country and come back. Suggestions on where to go?

4 thoughts on “We made it!

  1. I am so glad you guys made it safely, I can’t imagine traveling THAT long. & James got his eyeball scanned? That’s interesting.


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